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  • Creator CDK ; produzido por Augusto Arraes ; escrito e dirigido por Carlos Diegues
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : New Yorker Films ; New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Video, [1991]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (114 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm26187357, ocm25124308
  • Credits
    • Antonio Pompeo, Zezé Motta, Toni Tornado, Vera Fischer, Antonio Pitanga, Maurício Do Valle, Grande Otelo
    • Director of photography, Lauro Escorel Filho; editor, Mair Tavares; music, Gilberto Gil


  • A dramatization which chronicles the Palmares Quilombo, the most famous of the 17th century Brazilian groups of runaway black slaves. Shows how this self-governing community flourished for several decades under the reign of the legendary chieftan Ganga Zumba.


  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
  • "NYV44591"--Cassette label.
  • VHS.
  • Portuguese dialogue, English subtitles.
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